Employment Description

Assistant Men's and Women's Soccer Coach
Date Posted 04/06/2017
Hiring Status No Longer Accepting Applications
Location Winona Campus
Position Responsibilities

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota is looking to fill the assistant men’s and women’s soccer coaching position. This role will serve as an assistant to both programs along with recruiting coordinator for the women’s program. The position is full time and will assist with all facets of both programs, including:

  • Serve as assistant coach for both men’s and women’s NCAA Division III intercollegiate soccer programs.
  • Travel to regional and national recruiting events, identifying and prospecting potential recruits for both soccer programs.
  • Perform essential coaching duties including, but not limited to:
    • on-field coaching.
    • practice planning.
    • game conduct strategy and evaluation.
    • scouting of opponents and potential recruits.
  • Coordinate office tasks such as mailings, e-mail communication, visit correspondence, equipment inventory, etc.
  • Oversee, direct and supervise part-time staff and student-workers as needed.
  • Serve as primary administrator for ID Camps and soccer clinics sponsored by Saint Mary’s.
Essential Skills and Abilities
The ideal candidate must:
  • Have the ability to train athletes in the goalkeeper position.
  • Be able to train functional groups within team training system.
  • Have the ability serve as head coach in ‘reserve team’ or JV games.
  • Be able to work independently on multiple projects without prompting.
  • Be forward-thinking and have effective problem-solving skills.
  • Be able to interact with a large range of personalities and value sets.
  • Have the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with colleagues, students, recruits and other stakeholders.
  • Conduct oneself according to NCAA Division III and MIAC rules and regulations.
  • Be able to travel.
  • Work evenings and weekends.
  The successful candidate must support, respect, and advance the mission of Saint Mary's University as a Lasallian Catholic institution.
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • USSF and or NSCAA license preferred.
  • Previous collegiate, club and or high school coaching experience preferred.
All job offers are contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.
Additional Required Materials Please include resume
Application Review Date 04/24/2017
Starting Date 05/01/2017
Contact Neil Cassidy
Contact Email ncassidy@smumn.edu
Position Full-time
Contract Length 10 Month
Other Details / Information
Benefits Full
Work Sponsorship This position is not eligible for work sponsorship
  We encourage members of the protected classes as defined by the federal, state, and municipal law and those persons attracted to a university with a Lasallian Catholic identity to apply.